Local College Sports Update

ECC Soccer was able to down MCCAC conference and NJCAA Region 16 opponent St. Louis Community College by a score of 6-2. The Falcons are now 7-7 on the season with six games remaining before the Region 16 Tournament at the end of October.

ECC Volleyball hosted a six team tournament over the weekend and collected a win over Cottey College by scores of 25-20 & 25-22 in a best two out three set match. The Falcons went the distance against the top two teams in the tournament falling in three sets to Northeastern Oklahoma 25-12, 20-25, 8-15 and MCC-Longview 25-20, 20-25, 11-15.

The Falcon Softball squad finished their final weekend of the fall exhibition season collecting three victories. The first came over Evangel University in Springfield, MO by a score of 5-4. The Falcons were able to knock of their first four year school of the fall season. The other victories came at home with wins over St. Louis Community College by scores of 5-0 and 5-2.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 10 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Quarterback Blake Hulsey. Last year as a junior, Blake completed 244 passes on 340 attempts for 3,316 yards, 28 touchdowns and just six interceptions. That's a completion percentage of 71.76 percent and rating of 130.242. He also carried the ball 148 times for 664 yards and 18 touchdowns. Blake also averaged more than 40 yards per punt.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 2 days ago

I have been behind the microphone for 10 years now. In the course of time, I have covered many elections and have seen first-hand how bruising and hurtful campaigns can be to people. None have been as difficult to watch, however, as the annexation battle in Washington--which pitted good people who care about their community against good people who care about their community.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

COMMUNITY MUST HEAL: A CHALLENGE - 08/06/2014 - 3:18pm
Senior Games Embrace Life! - 06/23/2014 - 11:23am
Evil at UC Santa Barbara - 05/27/2014 - 11:22am

SPORTS CORNER

8 hours 31 min ago

The Union/Festus Soccer game this evening has been postponed and is rescheduled for Monday, October 13th.